Thriller is one of the most loved genres in movies. A wide range of thriller movies are released worldwide every year.
Here we are going to look back on the top 5 greatest thriller movies of all time.
1: Silence of the lambs:
Directed by Jonathan Femme, this thriller left a big mark on Hollywood history. Anthony Hopkins’ character Hannibal Lecter became one of the most imitated characters in the movie business. This Iconic movie bagged 5 big Academy awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture, Best Director and Best writing adapted screenplay.
2: Fight Club:
As per rule no. 1 we aren’t allowed to talk about it. This movie set the bar so high for thriller movies that even after 21 years of the movie’s release, there is no movie that can match the iconic image of this movie’s characters. Directed by David Fincher, this movie had a stellar cast consisting of Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto, and Helena Bonham Carter. It is one of rarest movies that was even better than the novel, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, on which the movie is based on.
3: Shutter Island:
This list would be incomplete without a Martin Scorsese movie included. This masterpiece by Martin Scorsese starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Kingsley, and Mark Ruffalo. This psychological thriller ended on an ambiguous note that baffled the minds of audiences.
Another David Fincher movie that made a special place in movie lovers’ hearts. This movie also had a famous cast of Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Gwyneth Paltrow and the legendary Morgan Freeman. This is a dark themed suspense thriller that had a huge impact on the audience.
5: No country for Old Men:
This violent thriller is a poetic dark comedy with a gripping story-line portrayed through a unique way of storytelling. This Josh Brolin starrer, directed by the famous Coen brothers won big at the Oscars and bagged 4 academy awards to its name.